The National Association of Securities Dealers fined German insurance giant Allianz SE’s subsidiary USAllianz Securities $5 million Monday for various violations.
Federal Communications Commissioner Robert McDowell has chosen not to vote on the merger of telecommunications companies AT&T Inc. and BellSouth Corp., bringing an end to the controversy sparked by his potential participation.
Facing US Airways Group Inc.’s $8.4 billion hostile takeover bid, Delta Air Lines Inc. is set to unveil a reorganization plan that will put the embattled carrier’s worth at $10 billion to $12 billion, sources say.
The U.S. Department of Justice said Friday that it would further streamline its merger review process to reduce the cost of second requests.
Many firms pride themselves on a broad geographic footprint, but attorneys in the bankruptcy and financial restructuring group at Baker & McKenzie take that creed more seriously than most.
A group of lenders has decided to make peace with bankrupt Adelphia Communications Corp. by switching its vote to support the cable provider’s Chapter 11 reorganization plan.
The U.S. Department of Justice has shot back at the critics of its merger review process, rejecting accusations that it “made up” the legal, factual and economic support for its approval of the SBC/AT&T and Verizon/MCI mergers.
With several high-profile marriage proposals on the table in the airline industry, carriers may face turbulent skies ahead as they try to convince federal antitrust regulators that consolidation won't hurt consumers.
Software giant Microsoft Corp. has taken aim at French communications provider Alcatel-Lucent in a patent infringement suit over a slew of its messaging patents.
Given the fast-changing landscape of the U.S. workplace, attorneys in the labor and employment group at Greenberg Traurig LLP believe that keeping one step ahead of current trends is essential to helping clients stay compliant with federal, state, and local laws.
Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker LLP has pulled on board a nationally recognized lawyer to spearhead its global private equity practice as the firm continues to grow its new Chicago office.
An appeals court upheld a district court’s ruling Tuesday in an employment suit claiming violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act and ERISA.
Delta Airline Inc.'s unsecured creditors committee said Tuesday that US Airways’ offer to buy Delta is contingent on the termination of the pilots pension plan.
European Union regulators cleared the way for Johnson & Johnson Co.’s acquisition of Pfizer Inc.’s consumer health care business Tuesday, approving the deal under the condition that J&J sell some of its assets in order to preserve competition.
Undeterred by a lawsuit filed by traders, the New York Board of Trade on Monday approved a $1 billion merger with IntercontinentalExchange, an Atlanta-based energy futures exchange.
Federal Communications Commissioner Robert McDowell has been cleared to participate in the agency’s upcoming vote on the merger of AT&T Inc. and BellSouth Corp., and industry watchdogs are not pleased.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has signed off on Barr Pharmaceuticals’ $2.5 billion acquisition of European generic drug giant Pliva on the condition that Barr sell the rights to four of its drug products.
The European Commission has opened an investigation into Universal Music Group’s bid to take over BMG’s music publishing business, postponing a decision on the deal until next year.
The total number of company bankruptcy filings has declined for five straight years. Yet, over that same time period Ropes & Gray LLP’s bankruptcy and business restructuring practice group has exploded onto the scene.
Free-trade talks between the United States and South Korea came to a standstill on Wednesday when discussions over U.S. anti-dumping laws allegedly unfairly applied to South Korean products were suspended, according to Korean negotiators.